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on the street" countdown to christmas continues. ho, ho, ho. ♪ >> andrew ross sorkin is bringing lloyd blankfein on stage. let's take a look. here's goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein. >> a number of people have touched on the fiscal cliff, and i wanted to start with that, but in a different way with you this morning, in that you have been active in washington over the past couple of weeks and all this. you've been on the phone with the white house. i've read reports that you were on the phone with the white house earlier this week. just if you could, take us behind the scenes. what goes on on these conference calls with the business community? sort of what do you see actually happening right now? >> i don't want to oversell this. i was on a couple of conference calls that the white house had with myself and other people who participated in meetings at the white house. i think the white house is trying to -- and frankly, they're doing a good job of marketing their position on this and being -- and trying to be open and transparent, responding to questions. not every question that we ask. not ever
'm going to lose if i raise taxes. >> it's happened before. >> i also remember ross perot got 22% of the vote that time. >> you're saying that the threat to pull the plug on any representative who took the pledge is far greater than any desire to rise above. >> they like being members of congress. there's no doubt about that. >> they do, don't they. >> yes, they do. >> don't mention pumps. . >> when we come back this morning, a new report finds that exporting nat gas will actually help the u.s. economy, but not every day is a winner. >>> vice chairman alan blinder will tell us what he thinks. >>> a new study from the federal government shows exporting u.s. natural gas overseas has the potential to reshape the global energy markets. the obama administration has said the study will be central to the decision on whether to export. he said exporting the gas would be a bigger impact on the economy. >> slap in the face of dow chemical. of coke, not coke the beverage company. but this was something that was hotly disputed within the romney campaign. he really let this stuff go because t
're avoiding, the big one, are the entitlements and the spending. now ross lynn carter -- and this is so ironic, because in many ways president carter was probably one of the most dysfunctional presidents, or at least didn't have the efficacy to ever put together a record that was to be proud. but the first lady had one of my all-time favorite quotes and i've used it before. we're going to show it on the screen. a leader takes people where they want to go. a great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be. so let's go over this one more time. today we had senator warner on. and you know what, i really liked a couple things he said. because what he said was, is think outside the box. see, we need to get away from the blame game, get away from the red herring. he says, well, start a debt reduction sinking fund. i haven't heard that idea. there are many ideas, but the point is, is that the president has a legacy to protect. okay? many people, including, you know -- we had jim bianco on last week and were talking about where the leverage is, and it's unfortunate,
a great holiday. ross, they're the number two off price retailer. that's been a really good name. i think the momentum continues with that company as well. so it's just mixed across my group. you just have -- there are some winners and there are some losers. there's not a lot of consistency. i cover value retailers. you would have thought this would have been a value focused holiday season. even within the discount store space the traffic was pretty subdued. >> that's interesting. howard is the big story in the next week or two going to be how painful clear -- the process of clearing out inventory is and how deep the discounts go? >> yeah. i'm not sure that it's going to be all that painful, right? i mean, it seems like we're finally getting winter weather conditions which is going to help with boots and coats. last year the weather was very easy. we have that to look forward to. last year was a very, very difficult holiday season fourth quarter. this year going into the holiday season, inventories were much leaner so there's less probably this year versus last year to get through. so des
, the marshall's of the world, the ross stores, the t.j. maxx. they are doing just fine. the middle and perhaps the high end is feeling some pressure today. >> good see you, sir, happy holidays, thank you for joining us. david henry, ceo. >>> we were flat maybe six or seven minutes ago, quickly lost 90 points, do you new down 78 on the dow. s & p broken below the 50-day moving average, of course, after senator reid says it looks like where we're headed, his words, of course, referring to the fiscal cliff. still ahead what is preventing lawmakers from reaching a deal on the fiscal cliff? can a deal get done at this point? congressman peter welch will join us with insight at 11 a.m. suddenly, she does something unexpected and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to
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